Paper is manufactured on a considerable scale in various places, and balbriggan is celebrated for its hosiery.
balbriggan, a seaport and favourite watering-place, Ireland, county of Dublin; celebrated for its hosiery.
Egyptian cotton is very fine and is used mainly in the manufacture of thread and the finer grades of balbriggan underwear.
Six changes of underwear—merino or wool—and a dozen balbriggan or woolen hose will be sufficient.
The factory girl has taken to silk stockings and fine lingerie and the lady to balbriggan and calico.
James Smith, an Englishman, had cotton manufactories at balbriggan; he wished to extend them.
They were balbriggan stockings of a dark grey, long and fine, and he examined them, before hanging them up to dry.
She steps over the stile and her shin defines itself through her balbriggan stocking.
balbriggan is much frequented as a watering-place in summer.
I received you letter and the pretty balbriggan stockings, for which I thank you very much, quite safely.